North Korea’s Kim Jong Un calls for readiness against coronavirus, typhoon

In a rare display of urgency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held his third high-level political conference in as many weeks, where he raised alarm about the nation’s coronavirus … Read More

North Korea lifts lockdown in border town after coronavirus threat passes

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lifted a three week lockdown in the city of Kaesong and nearby areas, after a man who defected to the South returned to the … Read More

Test results ‘inconclusive’ for North Korea’s 1st suspected coronavirus case: WHO

North Korea’s test results for a man suspected of being the country’s first coronavirus case were inconclusive, though authorities have quarantined more than 3,635 primary and secondary contacts, a World … Read More

North Korea inspects border after defector returns from South with coronavirus symptoms

North Korea’s nominal head of state inspected the locked down border town Kaesong after a defector suspected of having the coronavirus returned from South Korea, said state media, signaling serious … Read More

North Korea declares emergency in border town over suspected coronavirus case

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency and a lockdown in a border town after a person suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus returned … Read More

Here’s which countries are still not reporting coronavirus cases — and why

The novel coronavirus pandemic has spread to every continent of the world except Antarctica, with over 3.3 million confirmed cases and more than 230,000 deaths. Yet over a dozen nations … Read More

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